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Curt Hitch Pin and Clip for 1-1/4" Hitches - 1/2" Diameter x 2-1/2" Span

Curt Hitch Pin and Clip for 1-1/4" Hitches - 1/2" Diameter x 2-1/2" Span

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This 1/2" diameter pin fits 1-1/4" square receiver hitches. Includes retaining clip. Zinc finish resists corrosion. 1-800-496-5010 to order CURT hitch pins and clips part number F-4 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CURT products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Hitch Pin and Clip for 1-1/4" Hitches - 1/2" Diameter x 2-1/2" Span. Hitch Pins and Clips reviews from real customers.
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CURT Hitch Pins and Clips - F-4

  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • Standard Hitch Pin
  • 1/2 Inch Diameter
  • 2-1/2 Inch Long
  • 2-1/2 Inch Span
  • CURT

This 1/2" diameter pin fits 1-1/4" square receiver hitches. Includes retaining clip. Zinc finish resists corrosion.


Features:

  • Hitch pin secures ball mount or other hitch-mounted accessory in your trailer hitch receiver
    • Included clip inserts into end of pin to hold pin in place
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Corrosion-resistant zinc-plated finish


Specs:

  • Application: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" trailer hitch receivers
  • Pin diameter: 1/2"
  • Usable length (span): 2-1/2"


F-4 Curt Manufacturing Class I and Class II Trailer Hitch Receiver Pin and Clip





Video of Curt Hitch Pin and Clip for 1-1/4" Hitches - 1/2" Diameter x 2-1/2" Span

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Curt Class I and II Pin and Clip Review

Speaker 1: Today we'll be having a look at the Curt Class I and II pin and clip that's 1/2" in diameter, part number F-4. If you have an 1-1/4" hitch and have any hitch-mounted accessories to go with it, whether it be for a Class I or Class II accessory, you're going to need a pin and clip to secure them to your hitch.What's great about this pin and clip is how easy it is to use. With the pistol grip design, it makes it easy for us to insert the pin or remove it when securing our accessories such as this ball mount here. Once we have the pin inserted, we can take our clip, line it up with the pin, push it in place, and that'll secure our pin and our accessory.What sets this pin and clip apart from others on the market is that we have this beveled edge right here to help guide the pin through our holes in our hitch and our accessory. So, if our holes aren't lining up perfectly, this will help push them together, making it go through nice and easily. Also, other ones on the market, the clip goes around the pin.

It doesn't go through it. I find that this is a more secure option and makes it easier to remove the clip or to install it. It'll even work great with a cargo carrier, and just like that, we're hooked to our cargo carrier. It's secured to our vehicle and we're ready to hit the road.Not only does the pin and clip work with our ball mounts and our cargo carriers like this one, but it'll also work our bike racks provided they don't have a threaded hole for an anti-rattle device, which they are kind of rare to see that but they do exist. Just as easy as it is to install, it's just as easy to remove.

We'll simply grasp our clip at the end of it, pull away from our pin, grab our pistol grip of the pin, remove it from our hitch, and then the accessory can slide out.Now for a few measurements of our pin. Our pin has an overall width at its widest points from the tip over here of 4". Our straight pin measurement from where it's straight to our hole where our clip goes through, the usable space that we have is 2-1/2". So what that means is with our 1-1/4" hitch as long as the hitch walls themselves aren't thicker than 2-1/2", we will have plenty of clearance for our pin to go through, securing our accessory to our hitch.Now, when comparing this pin and clip to others, such as the Draw-Tite, part number PC2, this one is a more affordable option and it's slightly easier to use because it has different design where the clip goes through the pin and not around it, and it also has more of a beveled edge, which makes it easier to insert the pin and the accessory in case the hole in the accessory or the hitch aren't centered properly. That completes our look at the Curt Class I and Class II pin and clip that's 1/2" diameter, part number F-4..

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Customer Reviews

Curt Hitch Pin and Clip for 1-1/4" Hitches - 1/2" Diameter x 2-1/2" Span - F-4

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (554 Customer Reviews)

This 1/2" diameter pin fits 1-1/4" square receiver hitches. Includes retaining clip. Zinc finish resists corrosion.

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Rcvd my hitch today (one day earlier than predicted by etrailer when I ordered...well done!). Everything was received as expected/requested.
Crawled under the car and started installation immediately. Piece of cake really; although some people would struggle with the tight space, 13 year old car, and need to clean threads, and remove caulk/undercoat in order to achieve "hole alignment".
Hyundai also did a great job by having pre-threaded welded nuts in place.
So far.... a great product received in time to use this weekend (as was my plan).

Great job and great product by etrailer.
Also, the website was easy to use and the videos quite helpful.
I will be back!
Thank you,
2008 Hyundai Sonata


Comments
Hitch etc is holding up fine. Routinely used to pull trailers up to 2000 lbs with a 2008 Hyundai Sonata. I avoid going over 55 mph, or sway is detectable.
Frank - 10/20/2022


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I am so glad I decided to do this. I am a novice and it took my a little longer to install it but I had no issues. It is very sturdy and stable. This allowed me to install a lockable bike rack for mountain biking trips. I have been using this for 2 months now on 7 or 8 mountain bike outings and this hitch is solid. Great purchase. Well worth it.




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I ordered parts for trailer hitch and lights a year ago. My car guys installed it apparently with no problem. There was no problem with my order and the product has worked just fine. The hitch has been used to pull a trailer and to hold a bike rack. I am pleased! Thanks!




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This company not only has a great product but a fantastic customer service department. We received a wrong item and within s couple of hours, we had a response and a replacement on its way!!!




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Fantastic Product. Saved me from having to buy a brand new bike holder for my new car with a different hitch size.




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Solid ball. I love that spring washer that comes with this ball. It locks in every inch of torque you apply.




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Quick easy installation when less than an hour and a half basic tools little different than the video cuz it was a little bit different of the year but still just as easy looks great on the car highly recommended




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It's a pin - pretty simple, for and works great for three Curt 1 1/4" hitch.




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Great product, tho directions called for 19mm socket (actually uses 18mm socket). Installed in my driveway using common tools, and drove the rear wheels up on some blocks of wood to get a couple extra inches of space to work. I loved the 'fishing wires' that came with to get the bolts and spacers through the holes - how clever!




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I installed this on my 2015 Honda Accord for the purpose of pulling my small aluminum fishing boat and trailer. Works great!




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It is what it is. 5 stars for etrailer.




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Can never have too many of these!




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The hitch has worked great over the past year. I pull a 15 ft sailboat and I have had no issues. Customer service was great with a missing part and got it to me quickly. Would definitely purchase again!




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The hitch fit and bolted up perfectly!




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An awesome pin, probably the best pin on the market. Very happy with the quality and value.




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Still clipped and pinned a year later




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This hitch and collar is working great on our Honda Fit. We did have it installed by a mechanic because we didn't have the tools to do it ourselves. Now, we can bring our bikes with us on trips and other outings.




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Heavy duty, quality product, arrived quickly, mechanic installed on a 2015 Camry with no issue. Great customer service experience, too.




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Works Good, Lasts a long time.




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Using this on my John Deere diesel Gator and it does a great job, is high quality, and was a great price. Service with etrailer is always fantastic.




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Unfortunately this was missing from my package but it’s a x$ clip so how bad can it really be. Giving 5 stars because customer service was amazing to deal with.


Comments
We will get that right out.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 06/22/2022


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No rust yet. Good pin




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Works as it should.




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High quality and does what it's supposed to do.




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I always seem to miss place the pins so I got extra, the personal at rtrailer are great, Tammie you did a great job, that's why I keep coming back



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